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Gifted Testing and Identification

Assessment, Testing, and Interpretation of Results

This Tips for Parents article authored by Dr. Mary Rissa is from a seminar she hosted for Young Scholar families. She provides information on the different types of assessment, addressing the different purposes of…

Gifted Testing and Identification

Intellectual Assessment of Exceptionally and Profoundly Gifted Children

This Tips for Parents article is authored by John Wasserman from a seminar he hosted for Young Scholar families. He covers 14 great bullet point recommendations on the subject of assessment. The goal of…

Gifted Testing and Identification

Assessing Gifted Children

This article by Julia Osborn distinguishes between “testing” and “assessment.” The author then focuses on some of the important and unique issues involved when assessing gifted children’s cognitive, academic, and social/emotional functioning. This short…

Gifted Testing and Identification

Exceptionally gifted children: Different minds

This article by Deirdre Lovecky examines the thinking processes that differentiate exceptionally gifted children, those with above 170 IQ, from moderately gifted children. Researchers have observed several cognitive differences, both quantitative and qualitative, between…

Gifted Testing and Identification

University-based Talent Searches for the Gifted

This article by Mark DeLong describes the four university-based regional talent search programs, including the states they serve and the states in which they offer programs. The difference between the regional talent searches and…

Gifted Testing and Identification

Giftedness: The view from within

This article by Martha Morelock covers giftedness and its relationship to asynchronous development. The reader is also given a developmental picture of highly gifted students that extends beyond achievement. The author focuses on giftedness…

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